Machinery used to lift the Vatican obelisk in Rome in 1586

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RIBApix ref no RIBA16246
Architect/DesignerFontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
Artist/PhotographerFontana, Carlo (1634-1714)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1586
Image Date1694
ViewTopographical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.d.127
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Carlo Fontana. Templum Vaticanum (Rome, 1694), pl. 169

Subject tags

scaffolding, machinery, obelisks, building equipment